25th out of 32 books — 3 voters
How to Be Married
by Polly Williams (Goodreads Author)
Sadie Drew thinks she must be the world’s worst wife. She only needs to walk into a room to make it untidy. She wears flannel pyjamas in bed. Furry things breed in her fridge. But she’s a busy working mother not a wifebot and husband Tom loves her as she is. Until he gets a hot new job and things change. There are alpha-wives to entertain. Nuclear rows. Unsettling secrets....more
Paperback, 376 pages
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Sadie Drew thinks she’s the world’s worst wife. She doesn’t keep her home spotless, she’s a tad unorganised when it comes to paperwork and bills, and she’s not exactly fond of her mother-in-law either. However, she loves being a mum and wife to her husband Tom, and everything seems just okay as it is. That is until Tom gets a promotion at works and starts to change towards Sadie. Suddenly, he’s not happy with the Sadie of old and wants his wife to change so she mixes in better with the other hig...more
I loved this book, when I started it I could not put it down. Loved the main character Sadie who was just an everyday wife with an everyday life. This book does relate to real life in some places even though some things are a little bit far fetched. Also very witty in places, highly recommended book, will be looking for more books by Polly Williams and this is the first one I have read bu her.
I've written stories and poems since I was a kid, and am delighted that making up stories is now my 'proper job.' Before I started writing fiction, I was a journalist - I still freelance for magazines and newspapers - but I always planned to write a book 'one day'. My moment came after the birth of my first child. I thought, shit, it's now or never! That sense of urgency - and my experiences as a...moreMore about Polly Williams...